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Rape laws in the land of happiness

17. June 2018 - 16:48
Rape as a fourth-degree felony has not been an effective deterrent in Bhutan. The minimum imprisonment term should be increased

Dealing with the global monetary policy divergence

17. June 2018 - 16:42
The difference in the policy stance of large central banks will increase complications for global financial markets and put more pressure on emerging market currencies

How about an unusual gift on Father’s Day? Emulating his financial habits

17. June 2018 - 10:29
Low interest rates and returns from traditional investments, such as fixed deposits and post office schemes, means the older generation needs market-linked options, such as mutual funds

A father’s basic financial toolkit

17. June 2018 - 9:31
Your own emergency fund, medical insurance and retirement funds are your financial oxygen masks. Don’t forget to strap them on even as you work on your parental financial toolkit

‘Ashwatthama’: Where myth and life collide

16. June 2018 - 16:38
Pushpendra Singh’s ‘Ashwatthama’ is an anti-narrative film about a little boy obsessed with a narrative

Jerry Garcia: A prequel to the Grateful Dead

16. June 2018 - 13:56
‘Jerry Garcia Before The Dead’, a box set of five LPs, contains extensive recordings of songs that he played in the early 1960s, much before the formation of Grateful Dead

‘Just leap. The net will appear’

16. June 2018 - 13:46
Jo Chopra-McGowan may have started Latika Roy Foundation in Dehradun as just a school for her daughter Moy Moy, but it has now evolved into a network of centres for those working with the disabled

How Muheet Mehraj is taking Kashmiri handicraft to the world

16. June 2018 - 12:01
Muheet Mehraj’s startup Kashmir Box, which sells Kashmiri handicraft online, has grown from a simple e-commerce firm to a champion of Kashmiri entrepreneurship, one that identifies itself as a social impact company

A Maratha prince’s morality play

16. June 2018 - 11:32
The ‘Sati Dana Suramu’ is, on the face of it, a simple parody. But viewed in its context, Shahuji Bhonsle, we find, was making a comment on society itself

Heritage is what we do not have to preserve

16. June 2018 - 7:39
As the example of Thiruvananthapuram shows, the real heritage of a place does not lie in what the municipality controls, rather, it survives within its people

Using peer-to-peer payment apps can hurt your relationships

15. June 2018 - 17:31
Precise payments among friends or colleagues may signal that the sender is treating the relationship as transactional

Take your pick: cricket, burgers, armageddon?

14. June 2018 - 19:58
It’s not easy to theorize credibly in the rich arena of politics and international relations, for enough has been said already. But experts in matters of war are undeterred

Swachh Bharat Mission: A remarkable transformation

14. June 2018 - 18:11
The large majority of our citizens in rural India, especially the women, no longer have to suffer the indignity of having to go out into the open to defecate. It marks a sea change in the dignity of their daily life

Why economists avoid discussing inequality

14. June 2018 - 17:58
This inequality could be motivating Americans to spend more and save less, which increases the risk of debt crises, and also reduces investment and therefore makes future generations poorer

The acyclical inflation threat in India

14. June 2018 - 17:43
The RBI may draw some comfort from the fact that the inflation-targeting framework is helping structurally to rein in inflationary pressures

The long dark night of Indian football

14. June 2018 - 17:26
Football’s roots in India are old and strong, but economic factors have kept it from flourishing

How football’s influence on fashion transcends borders

14. June 2018 - 16:59
Even in India, the likes of Neymar, Messi and Ronaldo are huge style influencers

Donald Trump has right idea, wrong country

14. June 2018 - 14:27
Donald Trump’s idea to embrace Russia is just silly. If the G-7 wants to get real, it could send Italy and Canada packing and welcome India, along with China

Bringing Paul the octopus back to life, with AI

14. June 2018 - 11:09
Goldman Sachs has used data mining and artificial intelligence to predict the winner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting today

Lust Stories: What made four filmmakers tell these tales?

14. June 2018 - 10:51
In conversation with Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee who have come together for ‘Lust Stories’, a Netflix India original